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Energy & Environment Legislative Alerts

Obama EPA Rules Will Harm Poor, Vulnerable the Most

October 10, 2014 J

By Justin Sykes In an effort to increase support for his controversial proposed carbon regulations, President Obama and the EPA are touting the benefits the regulations will have for minority communities and America’s most vulnerable. However, one recent analysis suggests that quite the opposite is true – and that these draconian new regulations will harm […]

Keystone turns 6: A Not So Happy Birthday

September 19, 2014 J

By Thomas Fletcher Today marks the 6th anniversary of the Keystone Pipeline XL permit filed not being built. Focusing on partisanship instead of policy, the Obama administration decided against a project that would increase energy production and jobs and instead let it lapse into an endless bureaucratic nightmare. While lawmakers in Washington have a hard […]

President Obama’s Employment Prevention Agency (EPA)

September 17, 2014 J

By Justin Sykes As the weather begins to cool across much of the country this winter, the push for far-reaching new regulations coming out of Washington, DC is set to heat up.  That’s because President Obama and his EPA are slated to spin out another ream of federal red tape, this time in the form […]

American Land Grabs: The Antiquated Antiquities Act

September 10, 2014 J,

By Justin Sykes The Obama Administration is considering two massive land grabs – one in Utah and another in the U.S. Pacific Islands –  that could prove economically disastrous for the state and local economies within those regions. That’s because under the guise of the Antiquities Act, a century old law, the President can unilaterally […]

AFP Letter to Congress on Continuing Resolution Priorities

September 09, 2014 J,

Dear Members of the United States Congress: On behalf of 2.5 million activists in all fifty states, Americans for Prosperity urges you to consider the following principles as you consider legislation providing funding following September 30. Extend current spending levels into the 114th Congress. While current spending levels are already too high, the legislature should […]